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Pain Treatment by Anatomical Area

Head

  • Meniere’s disease
  • Migraine
  • Otitis
  • Sinusitis
  • T.M. J. 
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Gum inflammation
  • Oral ulcers
  • Post dental gum and jaw trauma

Neck

  • Cervical arthrosis
  • Torticollis
  • Stenosis
  • Thorax
  • Dorsal Arthrosis
  • Intercostal pain

Lumbar

  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Stenosis
  • Lumbar arthrosis

Knee

  • Knee pain
  • Anterior / posterior cruciate ligament

Lower leg

  • Shin splints

Ankle

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Heel spurs
  • Plantar facitis
  • Calcaneal heel spurs

Immunological

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Shingles
  • Psoriasis
  • Colitis

Visceral

  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn’s
  • Menstrual pain

Sacrum

  • Sacro-iliac joint pain

Shoulder

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff

Elbow

  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow

Wrist

  • Carpal tunnel

Fingers

  • Finger arthritis
  • Thumb sprain

Hip

  • Bursitis
  • Piriformis Strain
  • Pelvic floor pain
  • Sciatica

Thigh

  • Iliotibial band
  • Sciatica
Treatable conditions

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The therapeutic tool kit used by Immumed practitioners to treat pain, be it in its manifestation and more importantly in its origin, ranges from the traditional, (classical and chinese osteopathy- zhenggu-tuina); (classical acupuncture and modern neurophysiological acupuncture - auricular medicine) to ultra-sophisticated computerized microcurrent therapies and state of the art fiber optic laser technologies.

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Whether the pain is of neurological origin (headaches, sciatic), of inflammatory origin (bursitis, tendinitis, colitis) of hormonal origin (PMS, painful periods) of myofascial origin (fibromyalgia, rheumatism) of degenerative origin (degenerative disc disease, arthritis, arthrosis) of impingement origin (carpal tunnel, herniated disc), trauma induced origin (M.V.A- Sorts injuries) of immune origin (shingles, fibromyalgia), Immumed therapists have the tools, and most importantly the expertise to eliminate chronic inflammation and pain.

Comparison of Acute and Chronic Inflammation

Acute Inflammation

Causative Agents
Trauma
Injury to tissues
Pathogenic: Bacteria - Viruses- Yeasts - Molds and parasites


Major White Blood Cells Involved
Neutrophils
Basophils
Eosinophiles
Macrophages
Monocytes


Primary Inflammation Mediators
Eicosanoids
Vasoactive amines

Duration
Short-few days

Outcome
Inflammation gets better after a few days, if not becomes chronic inflammation

Chronic Inflammation


Causative Agents

Non- degradable pathogens and metabolites
Overactive immune responses
Chronic, persistent infections, foreign bodies
Improper food and drink
Sedentary lifestyle
Chronic insomnia
Suppressed or repressed emotions


Major White Blood Cells Involved

Macrophages
Lymphocytes
Plasma cells
Fibroblasts


Primary Inflammation Mediators

R.O.S. (reactive oxygen species) IFN-Y
Hydrolytic enzymes
IL6


Duration
Months to years


Outcome

Destruction of tissues
Fibrosis of tissues
Necrosis of tissues
Pain

IMMUMED - Preventive and Complementary Medicine

7 Front St, Gatineau,

QC, J9H 4W8

Hours

Monday 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Tuesday 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Wednesday 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Thursday 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Friday 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Methods of Payment

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The clinic also works closely with different insurance companies. Call us for more information.

IMMUMED – A clinic for people who make health their priority.

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